ERIC Number: ED459454
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Teaching English Creatively. Third Edition.
Bushman, John H.
The plan and purpose of this book is to provide for inservice and preservice teachers educationally sound theories and creative activities in the teaching of English. This third edition of the book keeps many of the activities that were included in the previous editions and adds new material from current research and effective practice. The book is meant to be an easy-to-read and useful resource for the classroom. Chapters in the book are: (1) Middle and High School in America; (2) Creating an Effective Classroom Climate; (3) Getting Ready for Group Interaction; (4) Teaching Oral English; (5) The Teaching of Writing; (6) Teaching Literature; (7) Reading in the English Classroom (Steve White); (8) Teaching the English Language; (9) Teaching Thinking Skills; (10) The English Curriculum; (11) Celebrating the Special Days; and (12) A Potpourri. (NKA)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Creative Teaching, English Curriculum, English Instruction, High Schools, Learning Activities, Middle Schools, Reader Response, Teacher Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Thinking Skills, Writing Instruction
Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd., 2600 South First Street, Springfield, IL 62794-9265 (paperback: ISBN-0-398-07207-8, $44.95; hardcover: ISBN-0-398-07206-X, $61.95). Tel: 800-258-8980 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.ccthomas.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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